Archive for July 2016

Love, Luxe, Laughter : Leo New Moon 8/2/16

Astro New Moon CrescentOn Tuesday, August 2, 2016, the Sun is in Leo (since 7/22) and the Moon will be too. The Lunar orb will be in its “New” phase, a great time to use the often dramatic, ambitious, enthusiastic vibrations natural to the 5th sign off the Zodiac to start a project, enroll a special someone in your life, do a sparkling presentation or dynamite audition. Also, solar driven joy and confidence bodes well for the opportunity to have fun with any melodrama that might ensue. (Drama doesn’t always have to be a hissy fit.)

This active, initiating New Moon energy lasts for approximately 10 days until the Full Moon on 8/18/16 (best to finalize, complete projects). As the Zodiac sign changes, a different part of your chart (life) will be impacted.

*Leo New Moon:  8/2/16 – 4:44PM EDT / 1:44PM PDT

 

 

Fun Is Where The Sun Is – Leo 7/22/16

astrology_chartwheel 2The Sun rules the 5th sign of the Zodiac and you can tell. With the influence of the “Sun King”, we all should feel strong, upbeat, magnanimous, a bit more dramatic and drawn to the spotlight regardless of our actual Astrology sign. Leo doesn’t get shyness. We are urged to seek attention, to be colorfully creative and just to be full of lion’s pride. When the Sun struts into this regal Fire sign, expect to have some fun for the duration of its stay.

Adding to the sparkle and shine experience of a Leo Sun is a Venus transit, 7/12 16 – 8/5/16. The planet of love’s visit brings even more warmth, beauty – love the “luxe”.

Relationship interactions may become livelier and snippier due to clever communication planet Mercury’s Leo transit, 7/13/16 until 7/29/16. Remember to share the conversation, let someone else get a word in – it’s not all about you.

Sun into Leo: July 22, 2016 * 5:30AM EDT / 2:30AM PDT

*Gemstone – Tiger’s Eye *Power colors- Gold, orange (Sun colors) * Body Part – Heart (…of a lion!)

**BTW: The date when the Sun transits into a sign can fluctuate year to year – from the 19th to the 23rd. If born on one of these days, you are considered a cusp baby – close to two signs- but regardless, there is only one Sun sign in an Astrology chart  (however, the individual will often exhibit a combo of characteristics from both signs).

(Next up –  Virgo Sun  8/22/16)

 

 

“I Wanna Be In Charge!”– Capricorn Full Moon 7/19/16

Astro Full Moon 6On Tuesday, July 19, 2016, the Sun is in Cancer, the Lunar orb is lit up and “Full” in its opposite sign of Capricorn. The Astrology sign that houses a Full Moon has its traits and characteristics heightened for a few weeks. The earthy, Saturn ruled, 10th sign of the Zodiac is about status, ambition, authority, duty. Capricorn leans towards long term goals, managing a career, creating success (whatever that means to you) and reaching for the top. Are your personal actions and business strategies producing results?

“I’m in charge” – take the time to figure out a path to do that successfully.  We can use Capricorn’s Full Moon energy to finalize and complete projects, activate plans that can move you closer to what you want.

*Capricorn Full Moon: 7/19/16 – 6:56PM EDT / 3:56PM PDT

 

 

2016 Harlem Book Fair!

Harlem Book Fair 2012On July 16, 2016 there will be spoken word events, a forum for Caribbean writers, over 200 exhibit booths, music, panel discussions and children’s activities at the Harlem Book Fair. It’s a great way to spend a Saturday in the city.

“The vision of the Harlem Book Fair is to partner with local
and national leadership organizations under the banner of literacy
awareness, affirming HBF as the nation’s largest African American
literary event celebrating family literacy, community empowerment,
and community cooperation. “

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18th Annual Harlem Book Fair

Saturday, July 16, 2016

SCHOMBURG CENTER FOR RESEARCH IN BLACK CULTURE

515 Lenox Avenue, West 135th Street,, NYC

Info:
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